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Please me choose a ring… 💍

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FannyCornforth Wed 13-Sep-23 16:10:12

Hello! 👋
I hope this finds everyone well.

I’ve been having a bit of a break as I was spending too much time online.

I’ve missed you all, and I’m back. 🤗

It’s the 25 year anniversary of me and DH this year, and he would like to buy me a new ring.

I’d wear it on my wedding finger on its own, and all of the time, so comfort is of the essence.

I’ve found exactly what I’d like but can’t decide upon the stone.

I’d like to hear your thoughts
Thank you 😊

Patsy70 Wed 13-Sep-23 16:20:01

Congratulations Fanny on your 25th wedding anniversary. I like the green stone - emerald presumably - but, then my favourite colour is green. 🎉

BlueBelle Wed 13-Sep-23 16:20:38

Whatever colour is your preferred Fanny for me it would be blue

crazyH Wed 13-Sep-23 16:22:54

Congratulations FC - I’d go for the emerald.

tanith Wed 13-Sep-23 16:26:15

The sapphire is beautiful that would be my choic

BlueBelle Wed 13-Sep-23 16:27:53

2/2 You re going to get nowhere FC go for your own favourite

Esmay Wed 13-Sep-23 16:28:23

Green is my favourite stone , but what's your favourite or better still - your birthstone ?

Congratulations .

Lomo123 Wed 13-Sep-23 16:29:04

Both beautiful, green stands out more.

Sago Wed 13-Sep-23 16:31:32

Sapphires are stronger than emeralds, if you’re wearing it every day I would go for sapphire.

Nell8 Wed 13-Sep-23 16:35:12

Welcome back, Fanny ! If your eyes are blue then sapphire. If you have red/auburn hair emerald would be lovely.

Sorry, if you have red hair and blue eyes, I'm stuck ...

rafichagran Wed 13-Sep-23 16:35:57

Congratulations, Blue would be my colour of choice.

Marydoll Wed 13-Sep-23 16:39:58

I love the ring Fanny. My engagement ring is sapphire, but recently I have been lusting after a ruby one.

DH and I took a shortcut through the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow (all high end jewellers).
His selective deafness came to the fore, when I showed him the one I liked.
It was only £350,000! 🤣
Go with your own gut instinct.

Nice to see you back!

AGAA4 Wed 13-Sep-23 16:43:53

Congratulations Fanny! Both rings are lovely but which do you 'feel' is for you.
I like the green one.

MrsKen33 Wed 13-Sep-23 17:07:06

Congratulations Fanny and Mr Cornforth.
Personally I would have the Green , as I don’t like red anything,.

GrannySomerset Wed 13-Sep-23 17:12:17

You need to be able to choose the stones so that they are not too dark ( sapphires) or the wrong green (emerald). Only you know what you like best. Lovely ring to wear all the time.

Shelflife Wed 13-Sep-23 17:23:01

Both beautiful! But for me it would have to be the emeralds !

FannyCornforth Wed 13-Sep-23 17:25:47


Welcome back, Fanny ! If your eyes are blue then sapphire. If you have red/auburn hair emerald would be lovely.

Sorry, if you have red hair and blue eyes, I'm stuck ...

Auburn hair, hazel eyes!
I agree about emeralds and red hair.
I was surprised when Sarah Ferguson’s engagement ring was a ruby - ‘to go with her red hair’, they said.
I wasn’t sure if that made sense!

Esmay my birth stone is garnet (January).

In the past I’ve had a sapphire ring, and the rings that I inherited from my mom are sapphire, so I fancy a change (I think!)

But I think sapphires pair lovely with yellow gold.

DH prefers the emerald (just).

I think I’m going to go for the emerald, but am worried that I’ll regret it…

Thank you for your congratulation and nice messages.
It’s lovely to be back.
I’ve got so many threads to catch up on smile x

Wheniwasyourage Wed 13-Sep-23 17:27:21

Welcome back and congratulations!

downtoearth Wed 13-Sep-23 17:27:53

Congratulations Fanny and Mr C.
I prefer the emeralds.
Good luck with your choice,they are both lovely rings.

nadateturbe Wed 13-Sep-23 17:33:20

Hello FannyC, nice to 'see' you. I have a sapphire ring and my engagement ring is emerald and diamonds. I prefer the emerald. But really it's personal preference.

Ladyleftfieldlover Wed 13-Sep-23 17:48:44

My engagement ring has sapphires and my Ruby Wedding ring has rubies! If I ever have another ring it will have emeralds.

Callistemon21 Wed 13-Sep-23 17:54:29

Congratulations Fanny and Mr C, happy anniversary.

I'm 🤐 as to my preference

But diamonds are a girl's best friend .....

Always awkward, me 😁

Sparklefizz Wed 13-Sep-23 17:54:48

Congratulations Fanny and Mr C.

My twopennorth is that sapphires in white gold/platinum look cold, whereas emeralds in yellow gold look warm and inviting.

cornergran Wed 13-Sep-23 18:17:11

Congratulations to you both, good to see you FC

The rings are both beautiful and the style is definitely wearable daily. Could you try them both on and see how you feel wearing each one? Just trust your instinct, it’s not a time to over think.

MayBee70 Wed 13-Sep-23 18:21:53

It’s beautiful!